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Ah, it's May

Several months ago, Father-Grandbeing suggested that we should start our training for Vatternrundan in May. It didn’t seem enough time, to me, but the year ran away with me – May arrived and I hadn’t really done any training. 117 more words


London to Paris 24 Hour Sportive - Stage Two, France

My London to Paris adventure continued from my previous post …

Stage 2 – Dieppe to Paris

Having taken advantage of a late offer of a berth in a cabin I managed to get some sleep, although I’d been asleep for what felt like a few minutes before the ferry’s PA system was announcing that we would shortly be docking in Dieppe – in reality I probably got about four hours sleep. 1,566 more words


Giro d'Italia history decoded

Ok. As promised yesterday in my piece about the Giro, here are a few things that come to mind, if you look at the 98 editions of the Giro, that were raced till now. 1,266 more words


Day Eight: A Place Like Home

Finding My Mojo: A Memoir of Riding a Bike to the Smokies

Day Eight: Cumberland Gap, VA to Jefferson City, TN

There is no way to explain what this day was.From ambulances to a bar off the side of the road to the kindness of strangers, it was one of the most life-changing days of my trip. 838 more words


06/05/16 - Virtual reality evening

The future is absolutely insane! Nic and I have spent the evening testing out loads of different virtual realities from painting and roller coasters to museums and helicopter flights! 29 more words

Vermont smells of maple syrup

Going West is the wrong way and the right way to cross North America. It’s the right way for us as it was the shortest flight from the UK and also feels more explorer-y to travel the same way as the pioneers and settlers, moving west, finding the Rockies, finding the Pacific. 921 more words


How Far We've Come...

My week was heavily front-loaded with workouts. Partly because social plans negated working out tonight, Friday, but also because weekends just allow for more time training. 597 more words